LOCAL SPORTS SCAN
Salgaocar FC storm into CEM Gold Cup final
PANAJI: Salgaocar FC stormed into the finals of CEM Gold Cup, as they thrashed ASEB Assam 4-0 in the semifinals played at Kafa Stadium in Diphu, Assam on Monday. Samuel Costa scored a double while Denil Rebello and Ronaldo Olievera netted a goal each in Salgaocar’s comprehensive win.
Saligao SC enter Reira Trophy semis
SALIGAO: Saligao Sporting Club entered the semifinals of 13th Reira Trophy football tournament defeating Pilerne SC 1-0 in the quarterfinals played at Saligao SC ground, on Monday. Both the teams matched each other stroke for stroke and as such no goal was scored in the first half. Crossing over, Abu Havaldar scored the match-winning goal for Saligao SC in the 65th minute.
GFDC Benaulim progress to finals
ASSOLNA: GFDC Benaulim entered the finals of all Goa 6th GFDC Rising Stars U-10 boys football tournament beating GFDC Cuncolim 3-2 in the semifinals played at Assolna on Sunday. Benaulim took an early lead in the 3rd minute through Danielson. Cuncolim equalised in the 6th minute through Mark and then Kai scored again to give Cuncolim a 2-1 lead. Benaulim captain Cayden immediately restored parity through a direct kick from the centre. At halftime both teams were level 2-2. Crossing over, Benaulim once again took the lead in the 14th minute of 2nd half. Benaulim meet the winners of the other semifinals between Colvale and Corlim.
Francis Rodrigues is new chief of SCC Cavelossim
CAVELOSSIM: Francis Rodrigues was elected as the president of SCC Cavelossim for the term 2019-2021 during the club’s 72nd AGM held at its new premises on Sunday. Viriato Mendes was elected as the chairman while Viano Rodrigues and Hipolito Fernandes were elected as vice president and vice chairman respectively. Prince Pereira and Solomon Mendes were elected as general secretary and treasurer.